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COMSAT Mobile Communications Working With U.S. Coast Guard To Save Lives At Sea

Two employees of the COMSAT Mobile Communications (CMC]) Land Earth Station in Southbury, Conn., were recognized recently by the United States Coast Cuard (USCG) for coordinating life-saving satellite communications for the Coast Guard, the maritime vessel Ocean Wolf and four rescue ships.

 

Furuno Introduces New 14-Inch Weatherfax

Furuno's new FAX-214 is not only one of the most advanced weatherfax receivers now on the market, but it is also capable of being a fully functional NAVTEX system with the addition of an optional built-in receiver/processor. As a fax receiver,

Ministry With A Mission

Rev. Dr. Jean Smith on January 1. 2003 assumed the position of Executive Director of Seamen's Church Institute of New York & New Jersey (SCI), the notfor- profit organization, which provides spiritual personal and professional aid to the well-being of merchant mariners.

Texas Instruments Introduces New Satplan® Software For Global Positioning System

Texas Instruments has announced a new addition to its TI 4100 NAVSTAR navigator product line, an enhancement that makes the Global Positioning System (GPS) constellation more productive as a navigation/positioning tool. Called SATPLAN, the new

Crisis Management and the Integration of Vessel Tracking Technologies

The implementation of Crisis Management Systems (CMS) designed to respond to situations in ports and waterways, and along our coasts, requires the availability of up-to-date information on the location of resources on-hand and those already deployed.

 
 
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